“Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success.”
Thomas J. Watson
What is failure? This is the single most important question you will ever answer when it comes to defining success.
That is a bold statement, but hear me out…
Do you view failure as a starting or stopping point? Is failure where you quit or where you learn? Is failure what defines you or what compels you?
Understanding and evolving how you view failure and what failure means too you will be the most limiting, or the most liberating, decision you ever make.
So… Are you willing to fail?